The Force is Strong With This One
istina said:Balance said:I recently started reading Political Ponerology (yeah...only recently ...it was hard for me to read it on English and I couldn't find it on Serbian...but after some digging I found a combination of Croatian/Serbian translation for free on one local forum, yeey :D).
Balance, Political ponerology has been translated into Serbian:
Thank you istina for giving me the link. I was really surprised when I saw that Belgrade Faculty of law is the publisher. I bought Rhetorics from Sima Avramovic more than half a year ago also on Faculty of law, and I must say that it's an interesting book especially the part where he writes how ideological slogans/phrases, dull political talk or energetic 'they are enemy, we are good' speeches are utilized buy Gebbels type politicians(...and all other actually).
Also Sima provided a table about socialist-communistic speech, not a small one, with three columns in which parts of the sentence are written. Whichever the row from first, second or third column(respectively) you pick you get a sentence 'full of meaning' - it looks as it has, but it's phony. Real ideological/dull phony. I tried most combinations and after few moments I started laughing how apsurd pathocratic language is.
I think that this table can be applied in every speech/text we see today in 'liberal' media. 'They are opressing me'/'I have no right's' etc. - same phrases over and over.
Anyway, thank you for the info, I'm really happy that we have the translated PP in Serbia :D
Wilhelm II, or William II, (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918. He was the eldest grandchild of the British Queen Victoria and related to many monarchs and princes of Europe.
Acceding to the throne in 1888, he dismissed the Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, in 1890 and launched Germany on a bellicose "New Course" in foreign affairs that culminated in his support for Austria-Hungary in the crisis of July 1914 that led in a matter of days to the First World War. Bombastic and impetuous, he sometimes made tactless pronouncements on sensitive topics without consulting his ministers, culminating in a disastrous Daily Telegraph interview in 1908 that cost him most of his influence. His leading generals, Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, dictated policy during the First World War with little regard for the civilian government. An ineffective war-time leader, he lost the support of the army, abdicated in November 1918, and fled to exile in the Netherlands.
The highlighted part in the clip from the article struck me as quite descriptive of Trump, at least from the point of view of the average person looking at him from a distance. He's definitely bombastic and impetuous and tactless. But he is certainly not Hitler. In fact, I just finished reading Waite's book on Hitler "The Psychopathic God", and boy, was that a tour de force! Hitler has never been laid out so completely, including the necessary background of social/historical conditions.
So, that fits in pretty well with Ponerological pattern only the timing is a bit uncertain.
Waite thought that Hitler had borderline personality, but after reading the details, documented meticulously and chillingly, I think he was a schizoid psychopath, though there could be crossover of other things there. I highly recommend Waite's book. Best book on Hitler I ever read; even tops Schramm.[/quote]
I got goosebumps when read bold part...totally forgot about Trump. I had no time to continue reading, but Lobacewski said that he will elaborate on thesis that characteropathy preced real pathocrathic reign. If Trump has no real/hidden agenda of his or something similar then this is history repeating...